Feb 08 2018

Backpack Buddies Bash At Bohicket Marina

By Joanne Threlfall for The Island Connection Photos by Ralph Secoy. Bohicket Marina will be “the” place to be on Saturday, Mar. 17, Saint Patrick’s Day, for the 4th annual Backpack Buddies Bash Chili Cook off. From 1-4 p.m., this year’s event promises to be the biggest and best one yet. Hosting the event, once …

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Feb 07 2018

Seabrook Island Artist Guild 3-day Oil Painting Workshop

By Monique Boissier-Sporn for The Island Connection William P. Duffy, a Fellow of the American Society of Marine Artists will demonstrate his art on Mar. 20 at the Guild’s monthly meeting and offer a three-day painting workshop Mar. 21-23. This is a rare and affordable opportunity to work under a true master and a great …

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Feb 07 2018

Baby Chicks In Time For Spring

Staff Report for Island Connection Legare Farms is now taking reservations for its annual Rent-A-Chick program. Let your child experience the wonders of life by renting two baby chicks for two weeks. At the end of the two weeks, the chicks are returned to the farm to live with the other chickens in the farm’s …

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Feb 06 2018

“My Classic Car” To Film At Cars On Kiawah

Staff Report for Island Connection Plans are well underway for the annual Cars on Kiawah on April 21. The show will take place on the scenic grounds of Ocean Park at the eastern end of Kiawah Island adjacent to the world famous Ocean Course. This year’s Cars on Kiawah will feature 275 cars covering 100 …

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Feb 05 2018

Seabrook Island Expects FEMA Payments

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for Island Connection Seabrook Island Town Council met for the first time in the new year on Jan. 23. Attendance was robust, and has been slowly growing over the last few months. Those present were rewarded with the Town’s usual efficiency. Parliamentary obligations were quickly dispatched, along with three …

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Feb 02 2018

Templeton Campaigns For Governor

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Connection Catherine Templeton is running for governor undaunted by the need to win a primary against an incumbent from her own republican party. She didn’t let the aftermath of South Carolina’s version of “snowmageddon” stop her from getting the word out either. Templeton met with the …

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Feb 01 2018

Charleston Women “Rally For Electoral Justice”

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Connection “Tweet others, as you would like to be tweeted,” said Aimee’s display at the Women’s March on Washington – South Carolina Jan. 20. The Charleston resident was one of thousands present for a high noon showdown with apathy at Brittlebank Park, for the second installment of the national …

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Jan 25 2018

Offshore Drilling Returns

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for Island Connection The clock is already ticking for those wishing to send comments on offshore drilling to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Monday, Jan. 8 opened phase 2 of the process with an obligatory 60 day period, which will allow people to voice their opinions on …

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Jan 25 2018

Archery Range Includes New 3-D Course

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Johns Island County Park has added a new 3-D course to its archery range area. The new course, which opened in October, simulates bow hunting and features 20 targets. The 3-D course is a format in which archers walk in search of 20 targets resembling animals commonly found …

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Jan 24 2018

Letter To The Editor: Holiday Thank You!

“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.” -Lewis Carroll What you, our island friends, have done for others by donating to the Mt. Zion Holiday Fund is immeasurable. There are 96 children who woke up wearing huge smiles on Christmas …

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